Gangsta (Bell Biv DeVoe song)

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"Gangsta"
Bell Biv Devoe - Gangsta single cover.jpg
Single by Bell Biv DeVoe
ReleasedJanuary 5, 1993 (1993-01-05)[1]
Format
Recorded1991 (1991)[2]
Genre
Length4:29
LabelMCA
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Dr. Freeze
  • Ross "Spyderman" Sloane[4]
Bell Biv DeVoe singles chronology
"The Best Things in Life Are Free"
(1992)
"Gangsta"
(1993)
"Above the Rim"
(1993)
Music video
"Gangsta" on YouTube

"Gangsta" is a song performed by American contemporary R&B group Bell Biv DeVoe, issued as a stand-alone single in 1993 via MCA Records. The song peaked at #21 on the Billboard Hot 100.[5] The song was also featured on an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Lionel C. Martin.[6]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1993)[5] Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 21
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 22
US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard) 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gangsta [Vinyl Single] - Bell Biv DeVoe | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  2. ^ "Bell Biv Devoe - Gangsta at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  3. ^ "Gangsta - Bell Biv DeVoe | Listen, Appearances, Song Review | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  4. ^ "Bell Biv Devoe - Gangsta (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Bell Biv DeVoe | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  6. ^ ""Gangsta" by Bell Biv Devoe | Music Video | VH1.com". VH1. Viacom International. August 8, 2006. Retrieved May 13, 2015.

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